Burn Ban Myth Buster

Myth Buster Monday: A “Pack of Hot Dogs” does not excuse you from this ban.
Cooking fires are restricted to the following: Bonfires, campfires and outdoor fireplace equipment if used for cooking, warmth, pleasure, recreation, religious or ceremonial, or similar purposes are allowed (without notifying Ohio EPA) if the following conditions are met:

1. They are fueled with clean seasoned firewood, natural gas other clean burning fuel (those with emissions that are equal to or lower than those created from the burning of seasoned firewood);
2. They are not used for waste disposal purposes; and
3. They have a total fuel area of no more than three feet in diameter and are no higher than two feet.

If you have questions please call the Fire Department at 740-625-5646

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